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Valedictorians meet governor

The Valedictorians from Bradwell and Liberty traveled to the Georgia's Governor's Mansion for a day of honor.

June 10, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCHS students in NAACP competition in NYC

Three Liberty County High School students will accompany Waldo Pafford fourth-grade teacher Nicole Carter to New York this summer to compete in a competition sponsored by the NAACP.

June 05, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


LFMS honor society helps Ronald McDonald House

June 05, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


End of school party for readers at Midway Middle

June 05, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Quizzes close school year at Jordye Bacon

Jordye Bacon Elementary recently concluded the school year with a Jeopardy-style quiz bowl for K-2 and a three-strike elimination quiz bowl for grades 3-5. Winners of the K-2 were on team 3; Diamond Stiff, Michael Alexis and Jakorian Willis. Winners of the black history bowl were Tyma Bullard, first place, Kylee Proffitt second, and Kyshon Campbell, third.

June 05, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County graduation Friday

LUDOWICI -- Long County High School will have its 2009 graduation at 8 p.m. Friday in at Veterans Stadium.

June 03, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Seventh grader is county's top speller

Haleigh Hawkins won the Liberty County School System's 2008-09 Spelling Bee winner. She is a seventh-grader at Lewis Frasier Middle School. Students who participated in the bee ranged from fourth through eighth grades and each elementary and middle school within the system was represented by its top spellers.

June 01, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Project collects for community's needy

As a part of the GREAT (Gang Resistance Education and Training) program, each class must do a class project.

June 01, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Lewis Frasier fetes readers

The top Accelerated Readers for the year at Lewis Frasier Middle School were treated to a recent ice cream social, complete with prizes. Fifty-one students who earned 200 or more points for the year also attended Wii parties and were eligible to win a Wii game system.

June 01, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Party for LES readers

Liberty Elementary students who reached their individual Accelerated Reader goals for the fourth grading period of the just ended school year recently got a party thrown for them at the school.

June 01, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Getting ready for middle school

Snelson-Golden Middle School is inviting parents and students who missed the Transition Night for students who will attend the school in 2009-10 to stop by to get packets to help rising fifth graders prepare for middle school.

June 01, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Libaries kick off summer reading program

The summer reading program at Live Oak Public Libraries, including the Liberty Branch in Hinesville and Midway-Riceboro Branch in Midway, kick off the summer reading program Monday.

June 01, 2009 | Staff report | Education


Math teacher is Long HS teacher of year

LUDOWICI - Denise Montgomery was recently selected as the 2009 teacher of the year for Long County High School and, according to students, she deserves the award.

May 29, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


BI sends 353 graduates into world

Exemplifying his generation's notorious infatuation with technology, Bradwell Institute salutatorian Young-Min Kim admitted to fellow graduates, friends and families that he consulted Google when researching his speech.

May 27, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Education


BI graduate wins car from NeSmith

Bradwell Institute senior Robert Motley drove a brand-new Chevy Cobalt to his high school graduation yesterday - and it was flawless.

May 25, 2009 | By Alena Parker | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Reading is much more decoding than letter and words

Daniel Willingham is a cognitive psychologist at the University of Virginia with a background in neuroscience who now focuses on education. He wrote a widely acclaimed 2010 book titled, “Why Don't Students Like School?” His new book, “Raising Kids Who Read,” off the presses this month, is an accessible hands-on guide for parents who want to help kids become avid readers at home and school. This interview has been edited for length and clarity.

March 22, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


NYC mayor says no to plan to seize failing schools

The Democrat's internecine battle over education reform is ratcheting up in New York, as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo continue to spar over how to reform the city's failing schools.

March 20, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Long honors special ed teacher of year

The Long County Board of Education recently recognized Harriet Chapman as the school system's special-education teacher of the year. She received a plaque at a recent board meeting.

March 19, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


No-pay MBA completes test run

Why go into heavy debt and disrupt your life for a certification of business training that you can get essentially for free? That's the question Laurie Pickard asked when she launched her No-Pay MBA project in August of 2013, setting out to earn an MBA using Massive Online Courses, or MOOCs.

March 19, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


First Islamic college in United States granted accreditation

Zaytuna, a small liberal arts college in Berkeley, California, has been granted accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The accreditation makes Zaytuna the first accredited Muslim college in the United States, reports Education News.

March 19, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Students earn deans honors

Brandon Standard, of Allenhurst, a senior, was named to the dean's list of Mercer University's College of Liberal Arts for the fall 2014 semester. Inclusion on this list requires students to meet grade-point-average standards specific to the college or school within the university.

March 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Helen Keller on optimism, education and never giving up

In 1987, Congress passed a resolution designating the month of March as "Women's History Month," a tradition that each president since Ronald Reagan has honored.

March 18, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Education


Going paperless on state tests

The Long County Board of Education learned during its March 10 meeting that all state tests would eventually be taken on a computer.

March 18, 2015 | By Mike Riddle | Education


BI wins state Reading Bowl again

Bradwell Institute won its second consecutive state Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl championship March 7.

March 16, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long Co. students plant tree

Long County High School students recently planted a tree at the school to commemorate Georgia Arbor Day.

March 11, 2015 | By Mike Riddle | Education


Area student wins tuition grant

Catherine Wood from Hinesville won a $500 tuition grant at the recent Stallion Day event at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton.

March 11, 2015 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


FPCA student makes district Honor Band

David McGee, a sixth-grader at First Presbyterian Christian Academy, recently performed with the Middle School Honor Band for the Georgia Music Educators Association's first district.

March 11, 2015 | Jeremy McAbee | Education


LCCA students fare well at regional

Though only in its third year of operation, the Liberty College and Career Academy is making its presence known in the trade-skills competition circuit.

March 11, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Honor roll: Waldo Pafford Elementary

First grade A Honor Roll

March 11, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Rotary hears update on school system

The Hinesville Rotary Club heard from Liberty County School administrators on the state of the district and its plans at the club's meeting last week.

March 11, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


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